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Schoodic, For Non Stop score wins at Colonial, Stoneybrook
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Edith R. Dixon’s Schoodic remained unbeaten over fences when he powered to a 1 1/2-length victory in the $25,000 Dogwood Classic allowance hurdle, the featured race of the second annual Dogwood Classic meet at Colonial Downs in Virginia on SaturdayIn the afternoon’s other steeplechase action, Irvin S. Naylor’s For Non Stop was unstoppable in the $25,000 Sandhills Cup at the Stoneybrook Steeplechase in Raeford, N.C., and won by 27 1/2 lengths over Betsy Mead’s Forgotten Man.In the 2 1/4-mile Dogwood Classic, reigning champion jockey Paddy Young kept Schoodic at the back of the field as Virginia Friendship Farm’s Cognashene set the early pace under Jacob Roberts. Frances Hill Myers’ Rudyard K made a middle move toward the lead but then dropped back again.Young put Schoodic to work on the turn, and jumped to the lead in the stretch. Rudyard K under Richard Boucher made a late move to finish second, and Cognashene finished third.